The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 594 575 612
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +37
Permanent jobs citing 2G 19 38 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.046% 0.090% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.57% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 5
Average salary £57,500 £36,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.53% -30.47%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
2G
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7146 6724 8593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.22% 15.92% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6040 5443 7277
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in London

2G
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the London region.

2G Salary Trend in London

2G
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 2G across the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

2G Salary Histogram in London

2G
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2G within the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -3 4 £56,250 - 2
2G
England

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing 2G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 2G.

1 43 (97.73%) 3G
2 42 (95.45%) Telecoms
3 27 (61.36%) Network Architecture
3 27 (61.36%) 4G
4 21 (47.73%) SS7
5 19 (43.18%) Degree
6 18 (40.91%) MVNO
7 15 (34.09%) Internet
8 12 (27.27%) SQL
9 11 (25.00%) UNIX
9 11 (25.00%) Linux
9 11 (25.00%) Oracle
9 11 (25.00%) LTE
9 11 (25.00%) Finance
9 11 (25.00%) Huawei
10 10 (22.73%) Billing
10 10 (22.73%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (22.73%) Shell Script
10 10 (22.73%) Wireless
11 9 (20.45%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (20.45%) Veritas
11 9 (20.45%) Software Engineering
11 9 (20.45%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
11 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database
11 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (18.18%) Smartphone
12 8 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
13 7 (15.91%) Banking
13 7 (15.91%) Ericsson
13 7 (15.91%) Java

2G
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing 2G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 2G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 6 (13.64%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 43 (97.73%) 3G
2 27 (61.36%) 4G
3 21 (47.73%) SS7
4 18 (40.91%) MVNO
5 15 (34.09%) Internet
6 11 (25.00%) LTE
7 10 (22.73%) Wireless
8 8 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
9 5 (11.36%) SIGTRAN
9 5 (11.36%) UMTS
9 5 (11.36%) GSM
9 5 (11.36%) TCAP
10 3 (6.82%) 3GPP
11 2 (4.55%) WCDMA
11 2 (4.55%) GPRS
11 2 (4.55%) HSDPA
11 2 (4.55%) NAS
11 2 (4.55%) GGSN
11 2 (4.55%) SGSN
11 2 (4.55%) HSUPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database
2 6 (13.64%) Hadoop
2 6 (13.64%) Big Data
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.27%) DTS
General
1 42 (95.45%) Telecoms
2 11 (25.00%) Finance
3 10 (22.73%) Billing
4 7 (15.91%) Banking
5 3 (6.82%) Marketing
6 1 (2.27%) Advertising
6 1 (2.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Architect
1 10 (22.73%) Operations Manager
2 8 (18.18%) Network Architect
3 5 (11.36%) Technical Leader
3 5 (11.36%) Project Manager
4 2 (4.55%) Network Consultant
4 2 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (4.55%) Consultant
4 2 (4.55%) Senior Network Consultant
4 2 (4.55%) Systems Manager
4 2 (4.55%) Test Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) Network Manager
4 2 (4.55%) QA Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (2.27%) Technical Director
5 1 (2.27%) Test Leader
5 1 (2.27%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) QA Leader
5 1 (2.27%) Lead Architect
5 1 (2.27%) Sales Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) REST
1 1 (2.27%) SOAP
1 1 (2.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (18.18%) Smartphone
3 6 (13.64%) Algorithms
4 5 (11.36%) Clustering
5 2 (4.55%) Handset
6 1 (2.27%) Statistics
6 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) UNIX
1 11 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) Android
3 2 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) BlackBerry OS
4 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) Network Architecture
2 10 (22.73%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (20.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (20.45%) Software Engineering
4 6 (13.64%) Change Control
4 6 (13.64%) Machine Learning
4 6 (13.64%) Analytics
5 3 (6.82%) Project Management
6 2 (4.55%) Change Management
6 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.55%) OO
6 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.55%) Fault Management
6 2 (4.55%) Operations Management
6 2 (4.55%) Marketing Strategy
6 2 (4.55%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.27%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.27%) Matrix Management
7 1 (2.27%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) SQL
2 10 (22.73%) Shell Script
3 7 (15.91%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) Python
4 1 (2.27%) Perl
4 1 (2.27%) C
4 1 (2.27%) C#
4 1 (2.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) HND
2 1 (2.27%) PMP
2 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Oracle
1 11 (25.00%) Huawei
2 9 (20.45%) Veritas
3 7 (15.91%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.27%) Comverse
4 1 (2.27%) Cerillion
4 1 (2.27%) VMware
4 1 (2.27%) Progress
4 1 (2.27%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco
4 1 (2.27%) Intel
4 1 (2.27%) Juniper
4 1 (2.27%) Nokia
4 1 (2.27%) Lotus
4 1 (2.27%) Apple
4 1 (2.27%) Sage
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